Trump moves forward with tariffs on about R200 billion worth of Chinese goods as the trade war ramps up

2018-08-08 20:35

The tariffs will mostly apply to industrial equipment, like tractors and chemicals.

US, China seek to restart talks to defuse trade war, sources say

2018-07-31 21:12

The US and China are trying to restart talks aimed at averting a full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies, two people familiar with the effort have said.

SA needs more than just China

2018-07-25 22:41

South Africa shouldn't get carried away by the immense power, deep pockets and ideologically compatible message from Beijing, says Daniel Silke.

US can't change global trade alone, Brics panel hears

2018-07-25 07:43

'Brics cooperation will be a solution to [the] challenge of de-globalisation,' the chairperson of the Bank of China Chen Siqing said at a discussion in Sandton.

China rallies Brics to fight against protectionism as US steps up trade war

2018-07-23 07:52

China has rallied the support of the biggest developing economies to push back against protectionism as US President Donald Trump threatens to impose tariffs on almost all Chinese imports.

Trade war or capitalist crisis, again?

2018-07-22 11:41

The private ownership of the means of production has become a massive barrier to economic development, writes Chris Maxon.

'Under attack' rand loses 1.4% to Trump trade wars, strong dollar

2018-07-11 12:51

Analysts say an escalation in the tariff trade war between the US and China has caused risk aversion in global currency markets, leading to a sell-off of emerging market currencies such as the rand.

Copper's collapse tops $1 000 as Trump picks fight with China

2018-07-06 13:03

Copper’s flashing a powerful warning about expectations for economic growth after US President Donald Trump chose to embark on a major escalation of his administration’s global trade war.

JSE retreats as trade concerns linger

2018-07-02 18:10

The JSE retreated as global equity markets slowed down due to increasing trade war concerns.


WATCH: China to hit US with $60bn tariffs as tit-for-tat becomes norm in trade war

2018-08-04 10:35

The trade war between the world’s two biggest economies is taking on a life of its own.

WATCH: Made in China - When Trump's tariffs boomerang

2018-07-26 13:05

Banners for US President Donald Trump's second-term campaign are ready to ship, emblazoned with the words 'Keep America Great!' But they're made in eastern China and soon could be hit by punitive tariffs of Trump's own making.

Trade war escalation to negatively impact SA's GDP growth - Fitch

2018-07-25 19:07

The impact of the escalating global trade war is likely to negatively impact South Africa's economic growth, warns Fitch Ratings.

Trade war risk to dominate Brics summit in SA

2018-07-24 10:35

Leaders of the Brics emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - will meet in Johannesburg this week, with the threat of a worsening global trade war topping the agenda.

WATCH: IMF warns G20 that tariffs hurting economy

2018-07-22 14:14

The International Monetary Fund is warning world economic leaders that the recent wave of trade tariffs would significantly harm global growth.

Emerging markets brace for a trade-war blow-out

2018-07-16 07:33

It may be starting to sound like a broken record for emerging markets, with the twists and turns of US-China trade tensions likely to dominate investor concerns this week.

JSE tracks global markets rally as trade fears ease

2018-07-09 18:26

Markets have started the week on a positive note as equities advanced thanks in part to the upbeat US jobs data and as cConcerns about the trade war seemingly subsided.

WATCH: US-China trade war - A farmer's view

2018-07-06 11:00

Rural farmers could be hurt most by a tit-for-tat trade war between the US and China.

Stock markets tumble as China-US trade tariffs loom

2018-07-02 17:49

Stock markets tumbled on trade war tensions as the US was preparing to impose hefty tariffs on a range of Chinese imports.

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